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FOX News
Aug 24, 2013 4:00pm PDT
days in american history. today in washington, people gaggering to commemorate 50 years since martin luther king's i have a dream spoech coming a day shy of his speech. >> this is not the time for a nostollingic commemoration or self congratulatory celebration, the task is not done. the journey is not complete. we can and we must do more. >> today's event concluding with a half mile walk from the lincoln memorial to the two-year-old stat u that honors dr. martin luther king junior. we can see doug mcelway from the nation's capitol. your comments on the route. >> it was spectacular harris. it was aided from mother nature. it is not every day in late august she turns out a sun drenched low humidity and cool coined of day. that's what we had today. the late dr. martin luther king would be proud of the spirit of nonviolence and generalized good will. for me the most powerful moments came not from the podium but from the people in the crowd some of whom were here to watch that speech in known 63, and lived to tell about it and many others who watched it on television and still others who
FOX News
Aug 18, 2013 4:00pm PDT
with news from washington. peter? >> reporter: this morning, we heard senator rand paul layout a road map he thinks would represent the best of both worlds for republicans, a way to avoid a government shutdown and defund obama care. here is how it would work. first, the house would vote to repeal the affordable care act as they have dozens of times before. then the senate would likely vote to keep the law as is. a compromise could come from that stalemate between the chambers at a closed door house and senate conference meeting. >> use the leverage of controlling one-third of the government. we don't control all of the government, they control house of representatives, they should stand up, use that power to at the least make this lawless bad, delay it, do something we can to protect the american public from this law, or if we do nothing, we're saying to the president, hey, you get your way. >> reporter: but president obama sees things differently, used his weekly address to sharply criticize republicans that want to alter the affordable care act in any way. >> many are concerned with how ba
FOX News
Aug 17, 2013 4:00pm PDT
of us believe they are. >> jennifer griffin has brand new details from washington. jennifer? >> the may 2012 shoes violations in one year alone. nsa was monitoring phone records of washington d.c. 212 area code insure to that of egypt. they represented a minuscule percentage of nsa surveillance activity in a rare conference call. nsa whistle-blower edward now den provided the documents weeks ago. nancy pelosi said it is disturbing. >> the nsa has become a menace and the constitutional rights of americans are under broad assault here and the fourth amendment right to be search and seizure and these are under attack. >> the chairman of the house and senate and intel committees defended them and said the majority is unintentional and don't provide surveillance of americans. republicans law makers who proposed legislation believed that their legislation would have passed if new revelations had come to light then. healther. >> and turning now to the growing chaos in egypt. security forces storming the mosque in cairo and shots were fired inside out. there are hundreds of muslim supporters wh
FOX News
Aug 25, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. in minutes, what the latest allegations against the nsa could mean for washington and our allies. and when you run with the bulls, you want to dodge the horns. but there's another danger lurking in america's newest past time, the drones over the sand. no really, you have to watch out for those, too, apparently. i am harris faulkner. the pope, leader of one billion catholics around the world has spoken about syria. as you know, world governments, including our own, are pondering what to do about the civil war in syria creating millions of refugees, putting pressure on neighboring muslim countries and potentially punching holes in an already fragile imbalance there. it could be the opening for terrorists to capitalize on the chaos in syria. aside from the wrangling by the politicians and diplomats, today, pope francis called for action, urging the international community to step up efforts to help syria end the war. the pope addressed tens of thousands of worshippers in st. peter's square, speaking about the terrible images showing innocent civilians under attack. he renewed calls for the sy
FOX News
Aug 11, 2013 4:00pm PDT
tonight with a terror threat that prompted washington to take unprecedented precautionary measures around the world. those included closing embassies and consulates from north africa across the middle east all the way to east asia. then a global travel alert which remains in effect for all americans until the end of august. tonight, some signs things are beginning to return to normal. embassies like the one you see here in cairo are now back open for the first time in a week. in all, 18 facilities in operation again. two remain closed, though. one in yemen where the state department says there are, quote, ongoing concerns about al qaeda. the other in lahore, pakistan, which was shut down on tuesday because of a separate threat. arizona senator john mccain, who recently went to egypt, taking to twitter today, saying our decision to close down embassies shows al qaeda is on the rise in the middle east. and earlier today on "fox news sunday" the senator blaming president obama's foreign policy. >> the only american policy that i can think of that president obama is practicing is that, one, h
FOX News
Aug 31, 2013 4:00pm PDT
in the middle east, things are a little different than in washington. what one says has to match what one does, in that issue of credibility and competence certainly goes to the very core of being able to have an effective policy in the middle east. a lot of folks are now questioning whether president obama has that ability going forward. >> leland, we're looking now, you're inside jerusalem now. you're in israel. our key ally in that region. daying ago they were donning gas masks, getting ready for what they thought we might do. how are they reacting tonight? >> reporter: well, there's really a larger question here in terms of israel, because not only is the issue of whether or not people ask the the kind of language president obama used in the past to talk about the iranian nuclear program he alluded to it today. red line language. do not do this. iranians will not be allowed to get a nuclear bomb. something the israelis put in calculus in terms of whether to strike. now that this hasn't happened after a syrian crossing of the line, one person says, it's a matter of competence. continuing, h
FOX News
Aug 4, 2013 4:00pm PDT
harris faulkner. we begin with new information on an al qaeda terror threat prompting washington to take record precautions around the globe. embassies, consulates remaining closed, a worldwide travel alert in place, and new details giving us some idea about why so many of our leaders are concerned and obama administration official confirms to fox news intelligence suggests al qaeda affiliates in yemen planned for something, quote, big and spectacular. and a source also telling fox news there's fear about terrorists possibly using surgically implanted bombs around the world. security outside u.s. embassies remaining tight. blast walls, troops, bomb squads being deployed. facilities in countries like yemen and libya. 22 embassies from north africa to east asia were closed today. in the past few hours, the state department telling us 19 of those will stay shut down until end of the week as a precautionary measure. lawmakers reacting to the threat today, including intelligence committee member tom rooney who says intelligence gathered points to a danger like we haven't seen in many years. >
FOX News
Aug 10, 2013 4:00pm PDT
oversaw the tax exempt cases were processed and getting a promotion. here is the nows from washington, elizabeth? >> the veteran irs official is now getting a promotion. he is senior technical adviser and she will feel sharon light's position who was a close advisor to learner. learner remains on paid administrative love. she could end up facing a special prosecutor. >> this is why lois lerner took the 5th. >> the congressional hearing transcript reveals that te party groups are getting extra scrutiny. the agency has yet to come up with guyedance to judge the tax at that timeus for certain groups. >> it is not only shocking, but groups are being singled out because of the way they approach issues. >> dave kemp said the ongoing targeting is outrageous. the irs locks forward to seeing the transcript to understand the context. the screening is based on activity and not words or names. the republicans called in a federal election commission to turn over irs records and pushed for more inner agency records including learner who may have shared tax information. >> thank you. nright now, it
FOX News
Aug 3, 2013 4:00pm PDT
in the middle east, north africa and the arare yan peninsula. molly begins our report from washington. what have you heard from the white house? >> the white house said president obama was briefed this morning on the al qaeda terror threat and will continue to get updates throughout the weekend. the president is pending his birthday weekend. he turns 52 tomorrow, at camp david. according to public reports he picked up increased chatter. kapting a terror attack could be carried out in the coming days. also hearing from general martin dempsey, the joint chiefs of staff and indicates they are targeting western interest not just u.s. interest. she's what general dempsey told a abc news about the intelligence. t is specific. yes, there is a significant threat stream and we're reacting to it. >> on capitol hill republican congressman peter king said there is, quote, very specific information that there aa plot but not clear where it's aimed. >> we understand the focus seems to be on yemen. >> that's where al qaeda and the arabian peninsula is based. yes, the focus is on yemen and all of the arare yan
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